THE JAMAICAN CANADIAN ASSOCIATION (JCA)
The scholarship program launched in 2002.
Since then we’ve successfully sponsored over 300 recipients with and approximate total funds of $370,000.
JCA WALKGOOD SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT 2015
Nathan Conville lives in the heart of Stouffville and attended Stouffville District Secondary School. Nathan is currently pursuing a degree in ACS, Arts and Contemporary Studies. He also wishes to get degrees in Sports Media and Law to maximize his ability to have an impact on the ever evolving Sports Media realm. His ultimate goal is to work for (MLSE) Maple Leafs Sports Entertainment where his avid passion for sports can be utilized to its full potential. Nathan has done volunteer work for his school as a score keeper, and for the town of Stouffville as an official for both baseball and softball. He also has done volunteer work with the JCA, The Hospital for Sick Children and wishes to continue doing so even after graduating from Ryerson University. Nathan wants to give back to the Hospital for Sick Children, the place that gave him so much as a child.
JCA Walk Good Scholarship Recipient – Michael Hue
Michael is currently enrolled in the Actuarial Science, Mathematics, program at the University of Waterloo, which is considered to offer the best such program in North America. The program offers a wide range of courses covering aspects of an Actuary’s career, including finance, risk theory and pension mathematics. Michael is a graduate of Campion College in Jamaica where he actively participated in various community service activities with the Campion College Interact Club. He was also a member of several other clubs and organizations at the school including Chess, Science, Football, and Hockey. Michael demonstrated wider community involvement by volunteering with the Jamaica Society for the Blind and a monthly feeding program at a church.